I Have 3 Step Children

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    Why Is It Harder Now?

    I thought I was over the hardest part of being a step parent, but as the kids have hit puberty things seem to have got worse instead of easier. I particularly struggle with my step daughter, she is now 15 and her mood swings are unbearable! it's like treading on eggshells all the...
    onslowrules onslowrules
    36-40, F
    Aug 20, 2012

    Summer Holidays

    well we're halfway through the summer holidays and the kids have come back from their mums refreshed, they've had a break from me, i'v had a break from them and things are going well. The oldest has been really good, he's much more helpful and he's being quite polite to me, he...
    onslowrules onslowrules
    36-40, F
    Aug 11, 2009

    Kids!

    my step kids on the whole are great kids, i don't get any of the "you're not my mum" crap i hear so much about so i'm lucky. Thats not to say life is idyllic, far from it. I clash with oldest alot, despite the fact i'v never kept their dad away from them he still sees...
    onslowrules onslowrules
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2009
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